We have been studying The Great Fire of London in class as part of our 'Bright Lights, Big City' topic and are asking the children to complete English based work on this event to consolidate their knowledge. e have watched a number of videos clips and read through a range of video clips and read through a rage of texts in class relating to the topic so the children should now hold a form grasp of the basic facts. English work will be marked if emailed to the class teacher.
Lesson 1 Instructions.
- read through the presentation with an adult. Complete worksheet 1B.
Lesson 2 instructions.
- read through the presentation with an adult. Using worksheet 2A, draw pictures to show each part of the storyboard.
Challenge - watch the video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VarSSAwiimU&feature=emb_logo) and act out being Samuel Pepys.
Lesson 3 instructions.
Read through the presentation with an adult. On worksheet 3C, children to fill in the blanks on the King's Edict and then draw an example house or street showing the improvements that should be made.
Lesson 4 instructions.
Read through the presentation with the help of an adult. Samuel Pepys buried some of his most treasured possessions in his garden to stop the being destroyed in the fire. What would you bury in the ground if you had been in his position? Children to draw a picture on worksheet 4D of themselves burying the objects they would save and the describe why they have chosen these items.
Lesson 5 instructions
Read trough the presentation with an adult. On worksheet 5A, children to write a diary describing their experiences of the Great Fire. Encourage children to think about what they saw, felt and heard, and describe what happened to London and the people around them.
Lesson 6 instructions
Watch and listen to the video of Katie in London on the main Year 1 English section. Number the different scenes in the order that they happen.
Create a storyboard of Katie in London. Use time conjunctions to order the story underneath.
Watch the video to remind yourself of the story. Write a recount of the story 'Katie in London'.
Watch the video to remind yourself of the story.
Can you write a character description of Katie from the story of Katie in London? You need to use a range of noun phrases in your writing to describe Katie's features and use a range of conjunctions to connect your sentences.
https://www.twinkl.co.uk/teaching-wiki/noun-phrase may help you describe a noun phrase.